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Miss Sophie Watkins

Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Guys Hospital

Title: Fixed-fixed conventional bridgework is now considered obsolete

Aims and objectives: TBC

Sophie Watkins trained as an Undergraduate at Bristol, qualifying in 1990. After a vocational training and SHO jobs in paediatric dentistry and maxillofacial surgery, she undertook registrar training in restorative dentistry at the Eastman, whilst also completing an MSc in conservative dentistry.

On completion of training in 1999, Sophie briefly worked as a consultant at Northwick Park and in the Community Dental Service in Wembley before taking up post at Guy’s Dental Hospital as consultant in Restorative dentistry, where she has remained for the last 17 years.

At Guy’s, Sophie is lead for developmental dental disorders and runs the hypodontia service.

In addition to the multidisciplinary management of Hypodontia, she has a special interest in adhesive and minimally destructive dentistry and occlusion.

Sophie is actively involved in training at a local and national level: She teaches specialty trainees in prosthodontics and restorative dentistry, including implant prosthodontics; has been London Deanery Training Programme Director for Restorative dentistry and Prosthodontics; STC chair for the restorative monospecialties and South Thames Speciality Advisor in Restorative Dentistry for RCS England and RCPS Glasgow.

She is deputy chair of examiners for the restorative ISFE and examines for M.Pros in England. She sits on the SAC for Restorative Dentistry and RD-UK Council in her capacity as BSRD Council Member and Past President. She has authored a clinical guideline in Dental Erosion and 4 book chapters on restorative dentistry.



Sophie Watkins